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fiscal cliff. >> you gotta nail this down. uncertainty is killing us. >> reporter: top comiftds -- economists came to capitol hill thursday to talk about the impact of tax increases ask government spending cuts on the middle class. >> a couple thousand dollars means a couple months rent for this family. >> reporter: the white house has made clear, the country could go or the cliff -- over the cliff, if republicans refuse to raise taxes on the top 2% of american earners. >> for them to be burdened, unnecessarily, because democrats and republicans aren't coming together to solve this problem, gives you a sense of the costs involved in very personal terms. >> reporter: republican leaders say they will close loopholes and eliminate tax breaks to raise money but insist that bush-era tax cuts must be extended for all americans. >> reporter: the standoff and the country's skyrocketing debt concerns ryan shenecki. so much so that he's the guy in the can suit, dancing gangnam style with the cochair of the deficit commission, former senator allen simpson
this holiday season. no matter what mode of transportation you choose to use to get to your destination, they say that millions of marylanders will get away. for evan mcewan, the trip home for the holidays has already started. >> about 100 miles. >> he is headed there by car. >> i enjoy the drive. the gas here is better than in philly. >> reporter: aaa says it's the highest volume forecasted for the holiday in over a decade. travel by plane, train and car are all up this year. >> that's actually 1.2% increase over last rear. >> reporter: they say 90% of maryland travelers will hit the roads and drive further this christmas and new year's holiday where the average round trip is 765 miles compared to the 747 last year. some marylanders are already bracing for a long drive. >> it's like an hour and ten minute drive. >> reporter: on the flip side, the auto club says gas prices are the highest they have ever been heading into the christmas holidays. >> a holiday is a holiday. we go whether the gas is $4 a gallon or $3 a gallon. >> reporter: marshal airport says they are bracing for an uptick
to you. well, first of all let's get rid of this word "dresden." it is the word we used in the old-fashioned days to denote the meissen factory. for convenience, we date its origins to 1710. um... and very shortly within 10 years of setting up, they started using this mark the crossed swords. but the english would carry on calling it "dresden" right into the relatively recent past. but that's one confusion over. now, the first thing is that this was probably decorated not at meissen. it was made at meissen and then almost certainly, it was decorated outside possibly by an artist who specialized in this particular color scheme a man called meyer who worked at premnitz. it's absolutely typical of meissen not at the end of the 18th century-- i think you said what, 1780? i did. it's not. it's much closer to about 1725 so it's actually very early on. yes. it is an exquisitely painted image. the quality that comes out of meissen is princely. pieces that were made at this time were made for princes, for ambassadors, for vips. it's almost an extraordinary conundrum th
, on a maryland man who is in prison there. cuban officials say the u.s. is lying about alan gross's health. and it's unrealistic to expect cuba to free gross unilaterally. they want five cuban intelligence agent who are in florida to release him. now, gross is three years into a 15-year sentence for crimes against the cuban state. >>> a recue on the side of the road, involving one vehicle in harford county today. just before noon, a car went off winter's run road in joppa and wound up 40 feet down an embankment. rescue crews made their way to the vehicle. they found a 20-year-old man with serious injuries. they carefully remauved him. he was hoisted up to the road and taken by medivac to shock trauma. his condition tonight is unknown. >>> it's cooler today than it was yesterday. but that is not stopping people from getting out. we found people out working. working out at lake montebello today. you know what? cooler weather may actually be better when it comes to working out. good for your heart. now, let's take a look at what is happening outside wit
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